Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Pink Elephant’ [Johnson]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Pink Elephant' [Johnson]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0975
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Johnson Cactus GardensUSAunknown
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pale, silvery rhodamine edged rhodamine. Filaments are pale silvery magenta pink. Tube is silvery white. Petals are oblanceolate with acute to pointed tips. Flower length is 8 cm. Width is 8 cm. Lower petals have an interesting clockwise half twist. Tube is 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is 5 ribbed, 0.8 cm. Early to mid season bloomer. Flower is described as large and very beautiful.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
crenateE.B. Hoare, Cactus & Succulent Journal N.S.W., June 1987: 10-11; Des Ellery Notes: Z18; McM&H 1995: 113slow grower. Very good trailing basket type.
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